1. December 5, 2017: U.S. President Donald Trump recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and announces plans to begin moving the U.S. Embassy there from Tel Aviv:
On May 14, 2018, United States holds official ceremony to mark opening of U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, attended by Trump's daughter Ivanka and son-in-law and special adviser Jared Kushner:
2. August 24, 2018: Trump administration announces decision to cut $200 million from U.S. aid budget to the Palestinians, despite funds being approved by Congress earlier in 2018:
3. August 31: Trump administration cuts the entire U.S. aid budget to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, UNRWA:
4. September 9: State Department says United States will halt $25 million aid to six East Jerusalem hospitals, prompting Palestinian fears that medical network will not be able to cope:
5. September 10: State Department announces closure of Palestinian mission in Washington, saying the PLO "has not taken steps to advance the start of direct and meaningful negotiations with Israel":
6. September 15: Trump administration cuts $10 million from Israeli-Palestinian co-existence groups.The funds had been approved by Congress, but the administration vetoed its transfer.